BIO 504 Genetics (Graduate)
This course integrates basic principles of genetics in eukaryotes and prokaryotes at the level of molecules, cells, and multi-cellular organisms including humans. Also covered are Mendelian genetics, the molecular basis of gene function as well as mutation, transmission systems, population, and evolutionary genetics. Subtopics also include the structure and function of chromosomes and genomes along with biological variation resulting from recombination, mutation, and selection.
Note: This course is designed for those seeking the credentials required by many regional accrediting bodies in order to teach advanced placement, concurrent early college and undergraduate college biology courses.
Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite: Chemistry and biology
Prerequisite Courses: A bachelor’s degree with a biology major or state certification (in any state) to teach biology at the secondary school level. Undergraduate coursework must include a “C” level or higher in Introductory biology, introductory biology lab, general chemistry, general chemistry lab.
BIO 501 Biological Chemistry
BIO 502 Cell Biology
BIO 503 Systems Biology
BIO 504 Genetics
BIO 505 Human Physiology
BIO 506 Microbiology